Una novela crítica, divertida y reflexiva sobre la adicción, el consumismo y la soledad de la sociedad norteamericana, escrita con gran sabiduría y sentido del . Title: LA BROMA INFINITA. Publisher: LITERATURA RANDOM HOUSE. Binding: Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Book Condition: Nuevo. About this title. Infinite Jest is a novel by American writer David Foster Wallace. The novel is widely noted .. La broma infinita (in Spanish). Éditions de l’Olivier.

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The novel touches wzllace many topics, including addiction to drugs, but also to sex and famewithdrawal, recovery, death, family relationships, absent or dead parents, mental health, suicide, sadness, entertainment, film theory, media theory, linguistics, science, Quebec separatism, national identity, and tennis as a metaphysical activity.

There are a bunch of types. Maybe this is the point maybe Wallace wants me to feel the way a drug addict feels drug addicts have trouble recognizing any facial expression besides contempt because it is the only one they tend to see.

Its size and complexity make it forbidding and esoteric. The closest thing to a positive or redemptive moment occurs near the end of the book when the severely challenged yet oddly innocent Mario extends the hand of friendship to wallae disillusioned Barry Loach; Mario seems to be the exception that favid the rule.

In the novel’s world, each year is subsidized by a specific corporate sponsor for tax revenue. Y sus tres hijos: Don’t ask me why I continue reading, okay, honestly, do ask!


So I took my righteous fury to an obscure book forum on the internet and vented my frustrations, determined to either draw out like-minded Infinite Jest haters or succumb to the realization that I was not ed intelligent as I liked to believe. And a vague sense of fatigue.

Why is it we choose to remove ourselves from reality with things that only make us more and more unhappy in the end. Although it’s true that sometimes people just don’t get it. I have so many questions about it but it’s so long I doubt I’m going to try again for a very long time.

It was definitely better than just “okay”, but I don’t know if “I liked it” is exactly right either. Well, I finished infinjta.

In the end, it’s like the rest of DFW’s work – when he’s on form, there’s nobody else you’d rather be reading. Better yet, with the convenience of the Internet we already do this with streaming services like Netflix. The plot is, at first glance, non-existent. Critics have debated which year Y. Netflix comes along earlier impressive prediction, that and destroys TV advertising.

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I would have found it impossible to read IJ, despite how appealing Davir find it, without the advantages offered by reading it on the Kindle. There seems to be a problem completing the request at present. David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest ‘ “. Fosger when I actually sit down with my friends and engage about a topic, not like fucking around over beers like actually talking, I tend to sort of fall into a more motivational interviewing approach to the world.


La broma infinita / Infinite Jest

Publication Year see all. Fister started with good will but gradually slowed down and became distracted, took time out to read first one different book, then another.

The writer has very consciously tried to build a sturdy monolithic castle from individual grains of dry sand. Contact us and we’ll update the description as soon as possible.

La broma infinita

Of course, being me, Next meant almost two years later, over a hundred other titles read first, and after signing up for a joint group read, I actually started it. While I appreciate that devotees of IJ have lugged unabridged dictionaries along with the IJ volume itself, it is not something I could have managed.

Ucciderebbe qualcun altro pur di uscire dalla gabbia? Dec 02, M. In the case of infinite jest, well there bromw these things in psychology called reinforcement schedules. After page or so, things improved considerably and reading IJ no longer feels like a chore.

Though when I look back on it, Don Gately is the only character in the entire book that is more than a caricature. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.